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Will Durant (1885–1981)

Will Durant was the left-wing philosopher-historian who labored on his epic, multi-volume "The Story of Civilization" by himself, and then with his wife Ariel, for half a century. The son of French Canadian immigrants from Quebec, Durant first planned to study for the priesthood, but an interest in socialism and biology thwarted those plans. He ... See full bio »

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The Fall of the Roman Empire Miscellaneous Crew
1964
Reds Himself - Witness
1981

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 1964 The Fall of the Roman Empire (consultant)
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 1982 The Taj Mahal (Documentary short) (thanks)
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 1981 Reds
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 1987 My Philosophy (Video short)
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Other Works:

"The Story of Civilization" (in many volumes) See more »

Official Sites:

The Will Durant Foundation
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Personal Quote:

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 247-250. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. See more »

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